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Cooking healthy on a budget videos

It helps to see someone demonstrate a recipe or a skill like measuring dry ingredients. But what if you don’t have the staff to do it? Download or display our videos!

The videos are available to view on YouTube or download if you do not have a reliable internet connection. Click on the button below if you wish to download all the videos. Additional instructions for use are included at the end of each video and in the download file.

Unnarrated recipe demonstration videos

These nine unnarrated videos are between two and four minutes long.

A PDF of the recipe card is available in the upper right corner of each recipe web page and in the download folder.

Video Title Format Related recipe
Apple Waldorf salad YouTube | MP4 (2:04) Apple Waldorf salad
Cheesy hamburger skillet — Cooking Matters YouTube | MP4 (1:52) Cheesy hamburger skillet
Chinese veggies and rice — Cooking Matters YouTube | MP4 (2:46) Chinese veggies and rice
Crispy salmon patties YouTube | MP4 (2:37) Crispy salmon patties
Herb roasted chicken with vegetables — Cooking Matters YouTube | MP4 (3:48) Herb roasted chicken with vegetables
Minestrone soup YouTube | MP4 (2:37) Minestrone soup
Pico de gallo YouTube | MP4 (2:13) Pico de gallo
Ramen noodle skillet YouTube | MP4 (2:41) Ramen noodle skillet
Stuffed peppers YouTube | MP4 (2:11) Stuffed peppers
Vegetable fried rice YouTube | MP4 (2:24) Vegetable fried rice

Download unnarrated recipe demonstration videos or recipes

Additional instructions for use are included at the end of the video as well as at the end of the downloadable file.

Narrated recipe demonstration videos

These two videos feature a food shelf participant who narrates the demonstration, so good speaker quality is helpful. In case audio is not available, the video is open captioned.

A PDF of the recipe card is available in the upper right corner of each recipe web page and in the download folder.

Video Title Format Related recipe
Creamy golden noodles YouTube | MP4 (4:37) Creamy golden noodles
Zesty bean tacos YouTube | MP4 (3:00) Zesty bean tacos

Download narrated recipe demonstration videos or recipes

Additional instructions for use are included at the end of the video as well as at the end of the downloadable file.

Food skills videos

These five videos are between two and five minutes long. They are narrated by a SNAP-Ed educator, so good speaker quality is helpful. In case audio is not available, versions with open captioning are available. The following food skills are demonstrated.

Video Title Format
Food safety basics YouTube | MP4 (4:46)
How to execute common cooking terms and methods YouTube | MP4 (3:01)
Knife skills YouTube | MP4 (2:11)
Knife skills — open captioned YouTube | MP4 (2:12)
Measuring dry and liquid ingredients YouTube | MP4 (1:22)
Measuring dry and liquid ingredients — open captioned YouTube | MP4 (1:22)
Produce selection and storage — open captioned YouTube | MP4 (4:52)
Produce selection and storage YouTube | MP4 (4:52)

Download food skills videos

Additional instructions for use are included at the end of the video as well as at the end of the downloadable file.

Full-length recipe demonstration videos

SNAP-Ed educators demonstrate healthy recipes for some common vegetables.

Video Title Format Related recipe
Cooking with cabbage – English YouTube | MP4 (23:00) Cheesy pasta with summer veggies
Cooking with cabbage – Spanish YouTube | MP4 (9:54) Latin-style coleslaw
Cooking with cabbage – Hmong YouTube | MP4 (8:40) Easy cabbage and egg stir fry
Cooking with zucchini – English YouTube | MP4 (13:54) Zucchini southwest skillet

These videos were developed in 2015 by SNAP-Ed Regional Coordinators Megan King and Laura Bohen, and SNAP-Ed Educators Andrew Doherty and JoDee Christianson.

Download narrated recipe demonstration videos or recipes

Additional instructions for use are included at the end of the video as well as at the end of the downloadable file.

Related resources

Food preparation — How to use kitchen equipment, prepare produce, cook legumes, and more.

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